Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption

Congratulations to Dan Diamantstein of Atlanta, Ga. Dan made us laugh with his witty caption.

"Comical Processing" features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work — by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.

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I know you're not happy about this George, but it's like my girlfriend says, "Size does matter!"

Honorable Mentions

"More power to you." Submitted by Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.

"Washington, we have a problem!" Submitted by Jonathan Morrison, Grottoes, Va.

"I was speaking figuratively when I said to put this entire place under a microscope." Submitted by Kenneth Russell, Buford, Ga.

"What did you expect for cut rate equipment from the Enormous Pundit Association (EPA)?" Submitted by Martin Czebotar, Linden, N.J.

"It's things like this that keep feeding those rumors of expanding government regulations." Submitted by Robert Andrew, Lakeland, Fla.

Other Submissions

"Let me guess: You didn't change the purchase order from "biggest" to "most powerfull"." Submitted by Bernie Bass, Metropolis, Ill.

"If we can see it, there must be a new regulation that we need." Submitted by Bruce Veale, Bellingham, Wash.

"If you think that's bad, you should look in my office." Submitted by Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.

"You're going to need a bigger microscope." Submitted by Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.

"Your refraction is hanging out." Submitted by Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.

"That's ENVIRONMENTAL not the MENTAL Protection Agency." Submitted by Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.

"Bob, you know you have to wear your fall protection harness when using the BIG microscope!" Submitted by Dan Wood, Wilmington, Del.

"Good I see case 1043B has be escalated. The boss says you better find something here we are about out of tricks." Submitted by Darrel Nelson, Brookings, Ore.

"No wonder they bug us!!" Submitted by David Brandon, Borger, Texas

"The OSHA fine print says we need to use a platform or 100% tie off for the ladder when using this fine print scanning microscope" Submitted by David Debari, Cantonment, Fla.

"It says"OBJECTS MAY BE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR"" Submitted by Del Windham, Baton Rouge, La.

"No Larry, I still can't find the science behind the EPA ground ozone rules!" Submitted by Eric Niemeyer, Conroe, Texas

"John you see it or not ?. No, it seems that we need more increase in the microscope ..." Submitted by Fernando Rodriguez, Vilaseca, Spain

"And I always thought that "It wll take a big microsope to find the source of the problem" was a figure of speach that was used by bureaucrats." Submitted by Fred Durrenberger, Columbia, Mo.

"I was wondering about that pallet of 3' X 3' plate glass. Now I see it was just slides for the scope." Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"Surplus equipment from the EPA, now we know how the set ridiculous limits!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"Bob, the safety department says you have NOT passed the Ladder Safety Course." Submitted by George Hudak, Broke Arrow, Okla.

"When you said you needed equipment for an EPA study I did not think Eye Power Accessory!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"Bob, How do you rotate the objectives?" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"Can you see the sense in any of it now, Jerry?" Submitted by George Lavoie, Georgetown, Maine

"Hence this ladder has been approved by EPA Employees Protection Agency?" Submitted by Gianluca Premoli, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

"Got to love this job right? Hurry the boss is coming. Yeah but you never told me it was a nude beach!!!" Submitted by Gilbert Rodriguez, Houston

"You guys really don't mess around, do you?" Submitted by Jane Sokol, Cleveland, Ohio

"The boss wants to know if you've found any climate change yet." Submitted by Jim Drummond, Saint Marks, Fla.

"When you said you were going to scrutinize our water situation, I really didn't picture this!" Submitted by John Opiola, Telford, Pa.

"Oh I see you had to use the Hubble microscope." Submitted by Kenneth Russell, Buford, Ga.

"You do realize, 'Putting someone under the microscope', is just an expression." Submitted by Kirby Hostetler, Barberton, Ohio

"Don't cut them any slack Ivan, find every undotted i and uncrossed t..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"EPA might be demanding this sample examination, but where's your safety harness? We can't ignore OSHA!" Submitted by Lawrence Foley, Cincinnati, Ohio

"If you see something moving, then RUN!!!!!!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville, Md.

"Don't forget, you are being monitored by the Eavesdropping Police Association (EPA)!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville, Md.

"We need the funds ... surely you see something Bob!" Submitted by Michael T. Green, Matthews, N.C.

"Sid, that's not a MRSA superbug. It's a flake of dandruff from your scalp." Submitted by Mitch Monchinski, Netcong, NJ

"Ed, how is the new microscope performing...see anything yet?" Submitted by Nelson Hing, Singapore

"Don't you think you're going a bit far in your research of that particular pollutant?" Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Winchester, Va.

"For them you look very small." Submitted by Paulo Casteloes, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

"Is that the colorful life you have been promising me ?!..." Submitted by Paulo Casteloes, Rio De Janeiro

"That typo, "macro" instead of "mico", really turned out to be a killer, eh Fred!" Submitted by Rick Torchia, Bakersfield, Calif.

"I thought we discussed not using this equipment until we can install aladder cage. You need FALL PROTECTION to use this equipment." Submitted by Rickey Allred, Jamestown, N.M.

"John, we aren't rocket scientists, we work for the EPA!" Submitted by Roger Painter, Johnson City, Tenn.

"Did you find Obama's environmental policy?" Submitted by Rubens Boerngen, Sao Paulo, Brazil

"I guess the other one wasn't big enough, did you find anything on us yet?" Submitted by Steve Mattes, Chicago Heights, Ill.